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LIBRARY MEDIA

All courses are ON-LINE  and are awarded 3 college graduate level credits (unless stated otherwise)

EDPF 520 Author Connections

September 22- November14 | Registration Closes September 15, 2014
Exciting, productive connections with authors, illustrators, and storytellers will be explored in the Library Media course. This course goes beyond nuts-and-bolts and into planning  how to create the best possible encounters between students and authors. Successful visits in real space and in cyberspace are described, giving you specific ideas of the many ways to connect with and create meaningful links between book people and children. Choosing the right guest, guidelines for successful visits, making curriculum connections, using e-mail to connect with book people, live chats in virtual space, taking advantage of ITB and satellite technology, and using props and curriculum guides are some of the topics covered.** .

Required Text: Terrific Connections with Authors by Toni Buzzero

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EDPO 505 Library Media

September 22- November14 | Registration Closes September 15, 2014
This course offers library media specialists’ ideas, strategies and tips for creating, implementing and managing a media center. Connections between 21st century library media standards and the classroom curriculum will be explored. Communication skills along with other necessary skills for a school’s media program to function, grow and develop will be covered. The library media specialist’s role a leader and advocate will also be explored.

Required Text: Harvey, C  (2010) Linwood Publishing The 21st Century Elementary Library Media Program

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EDPR 553 Collection Development & Management  (6 CREDITS )

September 22- November14 | Registration Closes September 15, 2014
Collection Development and Management course explores the basic elements of collection management, including planning, policy preparation, and selecting & acquiring materials, evaluating, preserving and publicizing collections.  Techniques, which guide development, management, and evaluation of library collections and the selection of materials in school libraries, will be discussed.  Emphasis will be placed on the major phases involved in starting and developing collections of book and non-book materials: the formulation of collection development plans, the selection of materials in accordance with their school’s plan, and the evaluation of library collections.

Required Text: Collection Development and Management for 21st Century Library Collections: An Introduction   Vicki L. Gregory

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EDPA 589 Technology for the School Librarian part 1

Not being offered 

What does a school librarian need to know about technology? Technology for the School Librarian: Theory and Practice is an introduction to all aspects of technology in the school library and provides a starting point for further study of this wide-ranging—and critically important—field.

Required Text:  Not being offered

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